Health Ministry urged to investigate latest rabies death in Sarawak

Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas wants the Health Ministry to investigate...Read more»

Health Ministry to propose hiking private clinic fees by year-end

Consultation fees of private clinics may increase by year-end, as the government is mulling an increase in general practitioners’ (GPs) fees...Read more»

93 per cent of poisoning cases occur at home

Ninety three per cent of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children. This is what National Poison...Read more»

80% govt hospitals equipped with special wound care teams

About 80 per cent of the 145 government hospitals nationwide have special teams offering wound care services...Read more»

Expand mySalam health scheme coverage for B40 group, urges health NGO

A health think tank today urged the government to expand free national health scheme mySalam to expand its coverage for the lower-income B40 group to include...Read more»

Kedah seniors urged to grab PeKa B40 benefits

Recipients of the Bantuan Sara Hidup or subsistence aid aged 50 and above are encouraged to take advantage of the B40 health...Read more»

Stressed doctor turns to drugs

A medical doctor addicted to drugs? As unlikely as it may sound, it does happen and one doctor here is now battling...Read more»

Malaysian nurses not affected by moratorium

The health sector in Malaysia is in need of nurses, given its ratio of one nurse per 300 patients, as opposed to the World Health...Read more»

Malaysia hospital developments could uplift IHH earnings

IHH Healthcare delivered a strong start in 2019 as profits climbed 56.39% YoY to $29.42m (MYR89.51m). Its stellar performance...Read more»

Over 50 hospitals participate in seminar on private healthcare

The country’s first national medical and dental advisory committee seminar saw the participation of some 110 doctors from...Read more»

Kidney failure strikes women more than men

Women are more likely to develop Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) compared with men. According to a study by the Institute of Health...Read more»

Health Ministry to examine 6,000 victims of Sungai Kim Kim toxic fumes incident

The Health Ministry has formed a medical team to examine about 6,000 victims from the Sungai Kim Kim toxic fumes incident in Pasir...Read more»

Perak Health Dept to monitor residents' health condition near plastic waste dumpsites

The Perak Health Department will monitor housing areas located close to plastic waste dumpsites and will present a report...Read more»

Sandakan food factory closed two weeks due to cockroaches

A food factory producing bread products here was ordered to be closed immediately for a 14-day period by the Sandakan Health Office...Read more»

RM10.8m allocation for Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sandakan

The federal government has approved an allocation of RM10.8 million for the Duchess of Kent Hospital (HDOK) here for the purchase...Read more»

Dr Lee: Health insurance plans should cover mental illneses

The Health Ministry has rubbished claims that monkeypox cases have been detected in Johor and Kuala Lumpur. Health director-general...Read more»

MoH will take action against foreign medical practitioners operating illegally

The Ministry of Health will take legal action against foreign medical practitioners who are not registered with the the Malaysian...Read more»

Stop spreading fake news on monkeypox in Malaysia

The Health Ministry has rubbished claims that monkeypox cases have been detected in Johor and Kuala Lumpur. Health director-general...Read more»

Unregistered health products are easily available

Besides foreign doctors illegally operating clinics in Malaysia, there are also no shortage of Malaysian vendors peddling unregistered...Read more»

Malaysia committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage

Malaysia plans to overcome the challenges of achieving universal health coverage (UHC), says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly...Read more»

40% of elective operations postponed due to technical problem at Selayang Hospital

About 40 per cent of elective surgeries have had to be rescheduled due to the technical problem of accessing patient data...Read more»

Food poisoning at tahfiz hostel, restaurant ordered closed

A restaurant here has been directed to be temporarily closed from today following a food poisoning case involving a group of tahfiz...Read more»

Methanol poisoning five deaths reported in Perak

Five deaths from methanol poisoning have been recorded in Perak until Sunday. State Health, Consumer Affairs, Civil Society, National...Read more»

Health minister tells govt hospitals to collaborate with private clinics

The Health Ministry is encouraging government hospitals to collaborate with private clinics as a way to help reduce congestion...Read more»

Action against anti-vaccine doctors falls under MMC, says Health Minister

Any action against doctors detected supporting the anti-vaccine group falls under the purview of the Malaysian Medical Council...Read more»

Malaysia first country in ASEAN region to offer Cyberdyne HAL treatment

Malaysia is the first country in the ASEAN region and fourth in the world to offer Cyberdyne Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) treatment...Read more»

Health Ministry earns plaudits for smoking ban in eateries

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad became a household name in October last year following his ministry’s announcement...Read more»

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2019 - 2020 Events

11-13 July 2019
InterCare Asia
BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand

25-27 July 2019
WHEC 2019
PWTC, Malaysia

29-31 July 2019
APHM 2019
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

21-22 August 2019
Nursing & Health Care
Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia

11-12 September 2019
HMA 2019
Hanoi, Vietnam

11-13 September 2019
Medical Fair Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

8-10 November 2019
Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

18-20 November 2019
Saudi International Pharma Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

18-20 November 2019
Saudi International MedLab Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

9-11 September 2020
Medical Fair Asia
Marina Bay Sands Singapore

9-11 September 2020
Medical Manufacturing
Marina Bay Sands Singapore